Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 29 13
Rank change year-on-year -10 -16 +15
Contract jobs citing J2EE 61 56 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.63% 6.40% 8.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.90% 30.94% 33.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 30 47
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £240 £247
90th Percentile £663 £529 £550
East of England median daily rate £438 £403 £413
% change year-on-year +8.70% -2.42% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 25
Essex median hourly rate £37.00 £38.75 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.52% +6.16% +19.67%
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year -4.52% +6.16% +19.67%

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 361 181 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 45.13% 20.69% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 116 189
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £317 £250 £240
90th Percentile £600 £525 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 28
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +8.23%
10th Percentile £26.44 £31.00 £31.18
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.92 £42.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -11 33 £544 -3.72% 1
Brentwood -9 11 £320 -14.67%
Basildon +6 2 £325 +35.42%
J2EE
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (62.30%) Oracle
3 35 (57.38%) JBoss
3 35 (57.38%) Middleware
4 31 (50.82%) Linux
4 31 (50.82%) TDD
5 30 (49.18%) Mentoring
6 27 (44.26%) Apache
7 26 (42.62%) WebLogic
8 25 (40.98%) SOA
8 25 (40.98%) Relational Database
9 23 (37.70%) Coaching
9 23 (37.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (36.07%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (36.07%) Jenkins
11 20 (32.79%) Scrum
11 20 (32.79%) Configuration Management
11 20 (32.79%) Java
12 19 (31.15%) Solaris
13 18 (29.51%) DevOps
14 17 (27.87%) Microservices
14 17 (27.87%) Docker
14 17 (27.87%) WSO2
14 17 (27.87%) Open Source
14 17 (27.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 17 (27.87%) Kanban
15 16 (26.23%) Unix
15 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
15 16 (26.23%) HTTP
15 16 (26.23%) TCP/IP

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (57.38%) JBoss
2 27 (44.26%) Apache
3 26 (42.62%) WebLogic
4 17 (27.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (16.39%) Tomcat
6 8 (13.11%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (13.11%) Confluence
6 8 (13.11%) WebLogic Portal
6 8 (13.11%) WebSphere
7 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.64%) IIS
8 1 (1.64%) Jetty
8 1 (1.64%) Mongrel
8 1 (1.64%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.64%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) HTTP
1 16 (26.23%) SSL
1 16 (26.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) DHCP
2 1 (1.64%) DNS
2 1 (1.64%) FTP
2 1 (1.64%) IPsec
2 1 (1.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) Relational Database
2 11 (18.03%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.48%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.28%) MySQL
8 1 (1.64%) Ingres
8 1 (1.64%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Jenkins
2 14 (22.95%) JIRA
3 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
3 13 (21.31%) Subversion
4 7 (11.48%) JMeter
4 7 (11.48%) Maven
4 7 (11.48%) SoapUI
5 6 (9.84%) Ant
5 6 (9.84%) Gradle
5 6 (9.84%) JUnit
6 4 (6.56%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.64%) Selenium
7 1 (1.64%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.64%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
1 7 (11.48%) Law
2 5 (8.20%) Automotive
3 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Developer
2 16 (26.23%) Java Developer
3 12 (19.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Architect
5 9 (14.75%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Trainee
7 6 (9.84%) Agile Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 4 (6.56%) IT Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (6.56%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Data Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (57.38%) Middleware
2 15 (24.59%) AngularJS
2 15 (24.59%) Spring
3 12 (19.67%) XML
4 10 (16.39%) REST
4 10 (16.39%) Spring Boot
5 9 (14.75%) HTML
6 8 (13.11%) CSS
6 8 (13.11%) Kafka
6 8 (13.11%) OAuth
6 8 (13.11%) OAuth2
6 8 (13.11%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (13.11%) RESTful
6 8 (13.11%) SOAP
6 8 (13.11%) Spring Cloud
6 8 (13.11%) Web Services
7 7 (11.48%) JAXB
7 7 (11.48%) JSF
8 6 (9.84%) Ajax
8 6 (9.84%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.28%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.82%) Linux
2 23 (37.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (31.15%) Solaris
4 16 (26.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (50.82%) TDD
3 30 (49.18%) Mentoring
4 25 (40.98%) SOA
5 23 (37.70%) Coaching
6 22 (36.07%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (32.79%) Configuration Management
7 20 (32.79%) Scrum
8 18 (29.51%) DevOps
9 17 (27.87%) Kanban
9 17 (27.87%) Microservices
9 17 (27.87%) Open Source
10 15 (24.59%) Test Automation
11 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
11 14 (22.95%) User Stories
12 13 (21.31%) API Design
13 10 (16.39%) UML
14 9 (14.75%) OO
14 9 (14.75%) Test Management
15 8 (13.11%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) Java
2 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
3 12 (19.67%) C
3 12 (19.67%) SQL
4 10 (16.39%) Perl
4 10 (16.39%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.64%) Python
5 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 17 (27.87%) Docker
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) Puppet
2 13 (21.31%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.92%) Ansible
4 1 (1.64%) Terraform
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (62.30%) Oracle
2 17 (27.87%) WSO2
3 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
4 8 (13.11%) BEA
4 8 (13.11%) webMethods
5 6 (9.84%) CA
5 6 (9.84%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (3.28%) VMware
7 1 (1.64%) Google
7 1 (1.64%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft